Gina’s Furniture Project

Our Good News Story feature will give you the chance to learn more about the individuals we support and see why our colleagues love working in care each day. Read our first story from Gina, who attends the Woking Resource Centre here at Surrey Choices. My name is Gina, I have a hearing loss and go to…

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Surrey Choices Steps for Charity… Tony’s Story

Tony is a customer at The Farnham Community Group, who alongside many other customers and colleagues across Surrey Choices feel very passionately towards helping our Local Charity of the Year, The Fountain Centre. The Fountain Centre is a charity for cancer patients, their families and carers located in the St Luke’s cancer unit at the…

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Customer Spotlight: Jimmy

Our latest customer spotlight in our newsletter featured Jimmy who is a customer at our Camberley Community Group. Jimmy also attends the Growth Team who help preserve the Surrey countryside and public spaces. What are your favourite hobbies or interests? I am interested in Chelsea Football club. I like to watch Traffic Cops and Border…

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How much do you love your job?

Today we are thinking about how important it is to enjoy your job, especially after enjoying a long sunny Easter weekend. It can be easy to wish you were back at home in the garden so here are a couple of reminders from people who have enjoyed their jobs this week! One of the principles…

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Customer Spotlight: Gary

Our latest customer spotlight in our newsletter featured Gary who is a customer at our Bletchingley Activity Centre. Gary has hugely grown in confidence with the help of his friends and key work at Surrey Choices. Here is what Gary told us about himself: What are your favourite hobbies or interests? Running Solving puzzles Completing…

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Meet Steven: World Autism Awareness Week 2019

Steven is a customer who enjoys attending one of our Office Projects which is a vocational project to enable customers to improve their confidence, gain independence and learn new skills to prepare for the world of work. We wanted to find out a bit more about Steven and and share his story whilst we celebrate…

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Maria’s Journey into Employment

Maria contacted the Surrey Choices EmployAbility team in 2017 whilst attending The Larches Activity Centre in Epsom as she wanted to maintain the relationships she has built at Surrey Choices whilst gaining support into work. Roots Cafe Through the assistance of an Employment Support Specialist from our EmployAbility team, Maria firstly secured a voluntary role…

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Meet Jack: World Autism Awareness Week 2019

Jack is a customer from the Surrey Choices Growth Team, who preserve the wonderful Surrey countryside and many public spaces, working with lots of people on different projects. Whilst we are celebrating #NationalAutismAwarenessWeek, we had a chat with Jack about Autism and his life to find out a little bit more about him: How has…

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The power of volunteering

Volunteering can be a great way to give back to your community. We had a lovely compliment for the excellent support EmployAbility has given to a customer to allow them to become a “Digital Buddy” at his local library. This is the exactly the sort of thing people mean when they talk about social capital, people supporting…

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Colleague spotlight: Linda Phillips

This month, our colleague spotlight is Linda Phillips. Linda has worked for Surrey Choices for 27 years and at the end of March 2019 she will be retiring. Linda has built so many amazing relationships with our customers, colleagues, parents and carers and she will be dearly missed! We left a special message for Linda in…

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